About the Region
Runanga Arts & Culture Board
NGĀ TOI O KAHUNGUNU
NGĀTI KAHUNGUNU RUNANGA ARTS & CULTURE
KAWENATA – COVENANT
“TŪTIRA MAI NGĀ IWI”
NGĀ TOI O KAHUNGUNU IS A UNITED FORUM WITHIN KAHUNGUNU TO REPRESENT THE ARTS & CULTURE OF MARAE, HAPŪ, WHĀNAU.
KO TE MANA TE KUPU
The word is the bond.
Enhance Te Reo Māori and Traditions
KO TE MARAE TE TŪRANGAWAEWAE
Maintain the marae as the traditional home
KO TE WHARE KŌRERO TE KAUPAPA TŌPU RAWA
Self determination through Cultural Foundations
Responsibility to your Rohe:
The Ngāti Kahungunu Runanga Arts and Culture Board serve all art forms throughout the rohe of Ngāti Kahungunu.
It acknowledges the mana of Te Reo Māori, whaikōrero, karanga, wairua, whakapapa, waiata, waiata kori, poi, haka, waiata-ā-ringa, pūoro, ngā mahi toi, visual arts, ngā mahi waka, whakairo, tukutuku, kōwhaiwhai, kanikani, tākaro, and media arts. It seeks to restore rangatiratanga, reaffirm tikanga Māori and uphold mana Māori within the whānau, hapū and iwi of Ngāti Kahungunu.
The Te Matatini National Delegate represents the voice of kapa haka groups of Ngāti Kahungunu at the National level and feeds back to the Regional Committee.
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga
Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairarapa
The Kahungunu rohe is one of the largest boundaries in the North Island being the third lagest iwi of 65,000 Ngāti Kahungunu. There are 6 taiwhenua – Te Wairoa – Whanganui-ā-Orotu – Heretuanga – Tamatea – Tāmakinui-ā-Rua – Te Wairarapa
Find out more about the Ngāti Kahungunu region.